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Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
utility commission chairwoman nelson has said and this is a quote for the market distortion is caused by the renewable energy incentives one of the primary causes this distortion makes it difficult for other generation types to cover the cost and discourages investment in the new generati generation. and while the ptc isn't the only driver of the market distortion, it is a significant force. so starting with you, commissioner. do you agree that incentives for the renewable energy markets? >> congressman, i think all subsidies distort markets. >> chairwoman lafleur, any comment? >> in a pure market there would be no tax subsidies, but many of the resources in the market have tax subsidies of one sort or another that are not taken into account in the marketplace. >> commissioner, you are up. >> to echo the comments i agree any tax implication is going to affect and open marketplace. having said that, i am concerned that some of the nuclear facilities that have been closing were looking at retiring because of the pricing is a concern for me because the long-term stability of those with b
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
to south africa next week to pay their respects to the memory of the late nelson mandela. also on friday, former secretary of state hillary clinton talked about the former south african president's legacy. here is some of what she said. >> we meet on that day after the loss of a giant among us, someone who, by the power of his example, demonstrated that unequivocally how each of us can choose how we will respond to those in justice's and grievances, those sorrows and tragedy's that afflict all of humankind. nelson mandela will be remembered for many things. he will be, certainly, remembered, for no way he led his dignity, as extraordinary understanding , not just tough how to bring democracy and freedom to his beloved south africa, but how important it was that he first brought freedom to himself. as i spent time with him starting in 1992 and tell them just in the last year-and-a-half , i was always struck by the extraordinary depth of his self knowledge, of his awareness about how hard it is to live a life of integrity, of service, but to combine within oneself the contradictions that h
Dec 8, 2013 10:35am EST
the other major metropolitan newspapers in the united states combined. as nelson himself told an interviewer in 1910, i don't want to start editorials to be a lot of literary essays. i want to get things done. nelson followed up his strictures on past performance witwas an editorial in the star that rejected the notion that roosevelt was a man on horseback. he is a builder, recalled to his works at the paper, rather than a man on horseback. .. a couple more hours to go this afternoon, and now joining us here on our set in miami is jeremy scahill. here he is, his most recent book, "dirty wars: the world is a battlefield. " mr. scahill, earlier you were on a >> and george packer, and one of the questioners asked you what do you see as the difference between how the bush administration and the obama administration approach the war on terror. >> right. , i mean, i think first of all it's great to be with you here on c-span and booktv. the bush with administration, i don't want to understate how atrocious i think that period was in american foreign policy. it really was like murder incorporated.
Dec 8, 2013 11:25pm EST
nelson the journalist and the two of us would dare to respond. my first inkling was a quote from one of these men that became the title of the show, a black woman stole my job. >> i saw that nearby. >> okay so it's like i have one question. and i said it's about the title of the show and actually it's about one word in the title. i want to know about this. where did you get the idea that it was your job and why is the title a black woman got the job or a job? because without confronting this we won't understand why so many men have this gender equality because we think that this is a level playing field so you think oh, my goodness, it is reverse discrimination against us and this is what aggrieved entitlement sounds like. these are the ones that we were told, this is what is waiting for you and this is the theme of this entitlement, and monty python he goes to the holy grail and says, sun, one day this will all be yours. and he said what, the curtains? [laughter] he said one day this will all be yours. and that is what they have said and that is what they expected and they were enti
Dec 2, 2013 7:45am EST
senator ben nelson on our "newsmakers those quote program yesterday. if you want to see the full interview, go to our website,, to watch it there. iily ethridge of "roll call," want to get your thoughts on ben nelson's statements in that interview. guest: it is very confusing good when the administration made the announcement a few weeks ago, it is hard if you allowed the plans to continue -- they thought they were going to cancel because they have not set the rates for .ext year and scrabbling in the last 6 weeks of 20 13 to set the rates and have the commissioners accepted and approved them to continue next year -- it is cramming all his work at the end of the year so that they can be fulfilled in 2014 and that is licensed as a saying no thanks. even some insurance companies say that is right too much work. we usually have a whole year to do this and now you are saying to do this in 6 weeks. host: a few more calls with emily ethridge of "cq roll call." mark on our line for independents. caller: good morning, emily, good morning, c-span, good morning, america. the question is ab
Dec 5, 2013 2:00am EST
combined. as nelson himself told an in 1910, i don't want the stars editorial to be a lot of literary essays. i want to get things done. up on pastowed performance with an editorial in the star that rejected the notion that roosevelt was a man on horseback who would seize power and become a dictator. he is a builder recalled to his work, said the paper, rather than a man on horseback. after roosevelt's arrival from africa amid talk of his candidacy, there were clubs formed like napoleon in the of 1910. >> the impact of newspaper publisher william rockhill nelson on the american movement sunday at span 3.stern on c- >> representative greg walden, chairman of the house energy subcommittee on communications technology on his plan to update the communications act covering television and other media. speaking at the hudson institute, the oregon republican says the update would help programmers that are trying to better serve their customers. this is 15 minutes. [applause] >> thank you very much, commissioner. i can still call you commissioner, i hope. i appreciate your warm and thorough in
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm EST
friends, as everyone here knows, the world is mourning the loss of a great leader right now, nelson mandela. mandela was a stranger to hate. he rejected recrimination in favor of reconciliation. and he knew the future demands that we move beyond the past. just think of the lessons that he taught the world, which have special significance at this moment in history. he said it always seems done.ible until it is all of us who seek peace, the skeptics who think it cannot be in mind should bear those words. as the sun sets on this sabbath, let me leave you with a favorite line from the psalms that i understand is recited in the evening prayer service here there is a prayer for overcoming danger, a prayer that we might , true security. shelter us in the shadow of your wings, the psalmist wrote, for you are a protector. spread over us the shelter of your piece. through the grace of god and hard work here on earth, may all of us come to know the shelter of peace. thank you very much. [applause] [applause] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by nati
Dec 8, 2013 10:30am EST
want to get things done. nelson followed up his strictures on past performance with an editorial that rejected the notion that roosevelt was a man on horseback. he is a builder recalled to his works. after his arrival from africa, there were even clubs formed back like napoleon. >> the impact of william rockefeller nelson on the progressive movement in the campaign to win back the white house. later today on c-span3's american history television. >> there are tables out in front with pamphlets prior to entering the gun show. they are all how the government is trying to move away. the government is doing this and obama is doing that. those are the guys i wanted to talk to. this. they said who are you? i am an academic. doing research on these organizations and ideas to try to understand this. i study many believe the stuff. they say you look at me suspiciously and asked me questions. i said, look. here is what i am. i do not get it. i want to understand how you see the world. to understand your worldview. i will not convince you. that is off the table. >> downward mobility. racial
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am EST
is -- in tennessee nelson is on our line for democrats. caller: on the previous i dorsation -- [indiscernible] there are the things that the patriot act enacted under president bush. powers togovernment be able to do whatever they want to do. thank you. next is gregory on our line for democrats. independents. event, i think the nsa would be better served if they use their resources to find out what is going on in the sink a possibleands and dispute between japan and -- andd china let mainland china. the united states cannot afford to have a conflict with china, at least not right now. they have all the manufacturing. he wants the south china sea, where it is oil rich -- there is oil and fish down there. we cannot afford that kind of thing. i think we would be better served focusing on that than dealing with the american people, especially since we are only at five percent of the world and 25% of the prison population. burlington, north carolina, neil is on our line for independents. caller: thank you for taking my call. i think you all have a great show. the nsa needs to be shut down. fbi, we
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
africa to pay tribute to nelson mandela who died last week at the age of 95. tomorrow's national memorial service will serve as a rare reunion of nearly all of the living american presidents. george w. bush and laura bush are on air force one, along with the president now. secretary hillary clinton, also on the plane. president bill clinton and jimmy carter are traveling separately. president george herbert walker bush is the only living president not to attends. the 89-year-old is no longer able to travel long distances and certainly is one, even though it is on air force one all the way to south africa. >>> welcome back. the live tv broadcast of "the sound of music" may have struck ratings gold with more than 18 million viewers. but some critics weren't so good especially about carrie underwood's performance. some parodied the show. ♪ a song is when you put notes together in a certain order ♪ ♪ notes you made with your mouth and that's music. does that make sense? >> no! >> joining us right now with the pulse on hollywood, 'cause he's got everybody's pulse, mario lopez. mr. everyt
Dec 3, 2013 10:00pm EST
bob frasier, and nelson who joined dick's team, and beyond that, dod, and chris hill was a part of dick's team, and within the national security team, tony lake, sandy, nancy, these were all folks who made it very -- not to say they didn't demand us or not to say they were not critical of times of what we delivered, but they were always collegial, respectful, and they made it work better than it otherwise would have. leadership is so critical to making that intelligence policy relationship work, and we had that leadership from the national security counsel in the clinton team overall. the production that the task force put out went across a range that was almost unprecedented in my career. we had to follow the state of conflict, great interest to people, but we had to assess a very complicated set of leaders, and probably the best known of the three, and very difficult personalities, very difficult relationships, and i think right down todayton, it was extremely difficult for the policy side to deal with the leaders and for us to provide support. working together with that reaso
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am EST
in texas, our public utility commissioner, chairwoman nelson have said, this is a quote, the market distortions caused by renewable energy incentives are one of the primary causes, the distortion makes it difficult for other generation text recover the costs and discourages investment in new generation. and while the ptc isn't the only driver of market distortions, it is a significant force. so start with you, comissioner moeller, do you agree incentives for renewables distort markets? >> congressman, i think all subsidies distort markets. >> chairwoman lafleur, any comment? >> in a pure market there would be no tax subsidies but many of the resources that enter the market have tax subsidies of one sort or another that are not taken into account in the market price. >> i would echo the comments. any tax implications will affect an open marketplace. having said that, i am concerned that some the nuclear facilities that have been closing or looking at retiring because of negative nighttime pricing is a concern to me because of long-term facility. >> and commissioner clark, last commen
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am EST
than all of the other major newspapers in the united states combined. as nelson told an interviewer, "i do not want the editorials to be a lot of literary essays. i want to get things done." he followed up with an editorial in the "star" that rejected the builder- he is a recall to his work rather than a man on horseback. after his arrival from africa, talk about his candidacy. napoleone clubs like in the spring of 1910. >> the impact on the american progressive movement to win back the white house, sunday on c- span three american history tv. "washington journal" continues. we want to welcome back to the program hakeem jeffries, sit on the wedges committee. --sits on the budget committee. congress near to a budget deal. what do you know? ryan: i know that chairman and chairwoman mary have been working along with the other members of the conference committee to arrive at an agreement, which is what congress should be doing. we need to increase or reduce the harmful impacts of the sequester, as it relates to what took place this year and what will take place next year. host: to get rid
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am EST
angeles times" on the passing of nelson mandela. here in washington and around the country, flags are at half staff to pay tribute to africa's first black president.
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm EST
institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> turning out to nelson mandela . services are being held for tuesday with a memorial service in his hometown as well as a funeral service on sunday. the associated press reports tens of thousands are expected to participate. president obama, george w. bush, bill clinton are all expected to go to south africa next week. in london, the british house of commons will pay tribute to the leader on monday. david cameron is one of the expected speakers. we will have that live at 9:30 a.m. eastern on c-span2. ate remarks from john kerry the form which is hosted every year at the brookings institution. it focuses on u.s./israel relations and challenges in the middle east. yearss a look at his 10 so far at the state department and the overall foreign-policy challenges that the obama administration faces. we will show all we can. is the policy director to talk about foreign policy challenges. welcome. they are reporting that they are talking about details. you concerns about the deal overall? guest: they are working out the de
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Dec 8, 2013 3:00am PST
to honor nelson mandela today on a national day of mourning. mandela died thursday at the age of 95. now for the first time we are hearing from mandela's family. >> in the mandela household, he's no longer with us physically. his spirit is with us. we have lost a great man. the greatness in our family was in the simplicity of his nature in our midsts. >> president obama will travel to south africa for a memorial on tuesday. he'll be joined on air force one by president george w. bush and mrs. bush. plez clinton is expected to join as well. >>> carrie underwood is firing back at critics on her "sound of music" performance. ♪ ♪ >> the country star played ma via von trapp in the three hour live spigsal. she's been getting hate tweets. >> come on. >> she claims she got even more after thursday's broadcast. so she responded to the haters like this, by tweeting, plain and simple, many people just need jesus. they will be in my prayers tonight adding a bible verse there at the end. sounds like she's dealing with the haters by letting jesus take the wheel. >> she did three hours live on tv.
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
workhorses. people like bob fraser, nelson drew, and then joe came from dod to join dickstein. and be on that -- to join digs team. then within the national security team, always tony lake, sandy berger, nancy soderberg. these are all folks who made it very -- not to say they didn't put demands on us, not to say that they were not critical at times of what we delivered, but they were always collegial, respectful, and they made it work better than it would have otherwise. leadership is so critical to making that intelligence policy relationship work, and we have that leadership from the national security and the clinton team overall. the production that the balkan task force put out went across a range of is almost unprecedented to my crude. we had to fall the state of conflict and it's always a great interest -- interest to people grethe way to assess a very complicated set of leaders. slobodan milosevic is probably the best known for very difficult personalities, very difficult relationships and i think right down to the date it was actually difficult for the policy side to d
Dec 3, 2013 9:00am EST
. this is a company under fire by nelson phelps. >> he think there is should be a deal with pepsico. i think these are the luck just guys in the world. that was some binding arbitration by starbucks. >> it was a very big award. at least they're returning it to shareholders. >> buy something -- >> buy something? they shrunk to grow. >> they're getting crushed by pepsico. >> where? >> lays. all over the world. lays is doing well. >> something else that's going to do well, tesla. >> holy cow. morgan stanley says tesla has moved to 20% overvalued to 20% undervalued in just two months! germany said they looked into the fire issue. no, there is no fire issue. a lot of people feel the national transportation safety board is going to say the same thing. tesla could be back, david. >> off its highs but still off 193% this year. >> solar city, tesla, the three big printers, especially voxel jet, they are not bound by the four walls of the abstract canvas. those abstract paintings go for a lot of money. >> you love that damian hearse. you'll take it all day long. >> i had a printer rothko. >> what do i
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm EST
be with you, nelson mandela. >> what an amazing life. thanks very much. see you later. we'll come back with the closing countdown for this friday. and after the bell, look up in the sky. it's a bird, a plane. no, it's actually something better. it's a pizza. forget amazon's drones delivering books. there's pizza from domino's coming through the air. the ceo of domino's will join us and tell us if more drones like this, tested in europe, by the way, are in his company's future here in the u.s. or was this just a publicity stunt. you decide. we'll have that coming up in just a little bit. stick with innovation. stick with power. stick with technology. get the new flexcare platinum from philips sonicare and save now. philips sonicare. diarrhea, gas, bloating? yes! one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues... with three strains of good bacteria. [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. losing thrusters. i need more power. give me more power! [ mainframe ] located. ge deep-sea fuel technology. a 50,000-pound, ingeniously wired
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
construction in texas, chairwoman nelson has said, this is a quote, the market distortion is caused by renewable energy incentives are one of primary causes. this makes it difficult for other generation tapes to recover costs and discourage investment in a generation. for the ptc isn't the only driver of market distortions, it is a significant force. so start with you, commissioner moeller. do you agree in restoring energy markets? >> congressmen, all subsidies destroy markets. >> chairwoman lafleur, any comment? >> in a pure market, they would be no tax subsidies. but many of the resources to dig into the market have tax subsidies of one sort or another that are not taken into account in the market price. >> commissioner, sir. >> it will affect an open marketplace. having said that, i am concerned some of the nuclear facilities that have been closing i'd like you never tiring because the negative night time pricing is a concern for me because the long-term stability of these low fuel in our system is important. >> yeah, we need those. >> commissioner clark. >> i would agree for the
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am EST
remains at half staff in honor of nelson mandela. the white house announced that the president and mr. obama -- and mrs. obama will be joined by presidents carter, clinton, and george w.
Dec 8, 2013 1:05pm EST
will be traveling to johannesburg on tuesday. it will be attending a memorial service for the late president nelson mandela and the service will be held at ace 80 mf holds about 94,000 people. held at a stadium that holds about 94,000 people. tens of thousands of local mourners in dozens of foreign leaders are expected. also expecting british prime cameron, french president francois hollande, and canadian prime minister stephen harper. the event tuesdays is one of two major events planned. his funeral is planned for next sunday in his hometown. but we're going to turn to long- term unemployment benefits set to expire at the end of the month unless congress extends them. the house democratic steering committee held a hearing to review the issue. witnesses included people receiving unemployment benefits. this is an hour and a half. >> good morning, everyone. thank you for joining us for this hearing. good morning everyone. thank you very much for joining us for this hearing of this most serious matter striking into the heart of the security of america's working families. in the interest of getting to
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
was a political assassination. arafat died in 2004 in a french hospital. >>> the family of nelson mandela say he's putting up a courageous fight but is still very, very ill. in september, the former south african president was released from a hospital after being treated for a recurring long infection. he's been getting home-based medical attention since getting owg of the hospital. his family says he's strong and courageous despite being very ill. >>> 8:14. a new study shows there's a silent film crisis. the library of congress reports 70% of all feature-length silent films made in america are lost. the study blames neglect and decay during the last century. about 11,000 silent films were made in the u.s. between 1912 and 1930. only 14% still exist in their original film format. >>> toys 'r' us has agreed to a settlement after being sued for overcharging some customers. the giant toy store chain will pay nearly $180,000 to settle with los angeles, san diego and venture raw counties. the -- ventura counties. the lawsuit claims they were told to pay more than the shelf price. toys 'r' us is not a
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 3:30am EST
of the nation. >> nelson mandela was a hero of all time. >> our black president spoke about the first black president of south africa. >> he no longer belongs to us, he belongs to the ages. >> to the folder and more important, to his country, nelson mandela was about forriveness. >> you have a limited time to stay on earth. you must try and use that period for the purpose of transforming your country into what you desire it to be. aic >> welcome to a special edition of consider this. nelson mandela lived up to his name, trouble maker. >> he dedicated himself to apartheid. it was a situation imposed on blacks, indians and others of colour. the african national congress abandoned civil disobedience and took the path of sabotage. nelson mandela was arrested and spent his life in prison. he spent 28 years of his life behind bars. nelson mandela's at times brutal imprisonment led to tuberculosis and damaged eyesight. his fame grew and the world clamoured for the release of the ultimate symbol of the civil rights movement. nelson mandela finally walked out of prison to thunderous applause. four y
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 9:30pm EST
. >>> south africa is planning a week of memorial services to hon ohonor nelson mandela who died t the age of 85. 100,000 people are expected:the date for the state funeral is being worked out. >>> major news in
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 2:30am EST
converging on south africa to honour the man they call south africa's father - that would be nelson mandela. back at 4am. >> hello, welcome, i'm steven cole. this is the world news from al jazeera. also ahead - sea makes
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 1:00am EST
to celebrate his life. nelson mandela was south africa's first black president known as the father of the nation. he died at the age of 95 surrounded by his family after a long battle with lung infection. >> people there throughout the morning and the night, let's be clear, have been singing and dancing, celebrating his life, but deep sat sadness that this man seen, as the one who created the nation has passed. there's a lot of people that have mixed emotions. they are in mourning, but they are celebrating his life. one man drove past and scribbled all sorts of slogans to remind himself and people in the area how great nelson mandela was. it's before 8 o'clock. more are waking up. soweto is busy. we'll see how the day performance out. i'm joined by one person who has been here for hours, watching people celebrating. what is your name and when you heart about the news, how did you react. >> i heard about 1am. since that time i was awake until now. i sam celebrating. celebrating what he has done for us. >> what has he done? >> he bring piece. he enjoys themselves. a lot has been cha
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 12:30pm EST
of nelson mandela. south africans remember the man who lead them out of white-only rule. >>> i'm barbara in london, remembering mandela in europe. the statesman who touched a generation. [ gunfire ] >>> in other news, france
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 1:00am EST
president and mrs. obama will attend a memorial service for nelson mandela on wednesday. those are the headlines. "consider this" is up next. fa heidi jo-cast heidi jo-castro agiegis >>> boots on the ground - hundreds of french troops sent to the central african republic to help stop the deadly violence. >> frozen solid - major american cities at a standstill as an ice storm drifts across the country. >> his spirit and yours - as a family we commit ourselves to uphold and be guided by the prepared to die for >> nelson mandela's family share their grief as the world mourns. president obama and the first lady will travel to south africa for nelson mandela's
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
family to attend school where a missionary teacher gave him the first name nelson. his political activist began in college where he was in student council and stepped down and boycotted because of conditions at the school and he moved to johannesburg and studied law and became a part of the congress and fighting the segregation that was so deeply devisive and it was sharper when they elected a white government that passed laws taking segregation to an extreme, complete racial separation, the resettlement of 3 million people to black home lands, denying their right to vote and travel stripping them of citizenship. nelson mandela was only 30. he soon became convinced peaceful demonstrations would never be enough to uproot the oppressive racist structure and he helped form and run an armed gorilla movement, bomb ings and sabotage in the early 60s led to his arrest and prosecution along with others in the movement. convicted but spared a death sentence mandela would spend more than a quarter of a century, 27 years behind prison walls. 18 of those years at the robin island. outside the antiapa
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am EST
memories of mandela, their gratitudes towards him and their hopes for the future. nelson mandela inspired millions of people to reconcile and forgive, in the coming days they will honor his memory and legacy as they begin to prepare to say good-bye. >> he wasn't the only person inside or outside south africa, fighting apartheid. what made people rally around him quite so much? >> reporter: he showed such great latership qualities from such an early stage and he was always willing to put his neck out if you like to go ahead and take risks as a leader. he at the same time would say that a leader is somebody who drives his flock from behind if you would like, driving them forward towards the right decisions. he had the confidence in himself and in his ability as a negotiator, as a man of great principle that he was right, that he was guiding this country on the right path. and as he said, willing to take those risks, most notably in deciding talking without the entire [ inaudible ] structures of the african national congress being aware of. but my colleague looks back now on how nelson mande
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 5:00pm EST
into effect on december 15th >> people across south africa and the world are honouring the legacy of nelson mandela. religious services are being held across the globe. tuesday official memorial service. >> troops are in central african republic to stablilize the colony. more than 400 have been killed, thousands fled the capital. >> those are the headlines "america tonight" is next. for news all day head to have a great day and the rest of the weekend. [[voiceover]] no doubt about it, innovation changes our lives. opening doors ... opening possibilities. taking the impossible from lab ... to life. on techknow, our scientists bring you a sneak-peak of the future, and take you behind the scenes at our evolving world. techknow - ideas, invention, life. >> every morning from 5 to 9am al jazeera america brings you more us and global news than any other american news channel. find out what happened and what to expect. >> start every morning, every day, 5am to 9 eastern with al jazeera america. tÑ every sunday night al jazeera america presents gripping films from the world's top d
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 11:00am EST
as yesterday, but life will carry on. >> archbishop desmund tutu articulating the loss of nelson mandela. across the world, people are mourning the loss of the former south african president. near his home many are celebrating the life of the man. there will be public remembrances for mandela next week. the funeral is scheduled for december 15th. nick help us understand how mandela's loss is being felt there? >> yeah, people are remembering the man they simply called tata. they are remembering this global symbol of reconciliation. he transcended both class and race. >>> for south africans today is for mourning. he was the father of this country. >> we'll have to accept that humble request and [ inaudible ] >> he might have been sick for a long time, but people here are still shocked. they have lost a revolutionary leader, their first black president. in johannesberg an outpouring of love. and in his foundation a yearning for their leader. >> even though one knew this day would come, there is still a huge sense of loss, a deep sense of emptiness. >> reporter: in a black village about 30 m
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 12:00am EST
president obama and mrs. obama will attend the ceremony for nelson mandela on tuesday. it's part of a week of events to honour the south african leader. those are the headlines "america tonight" is next. check >> into this is al jazeera america live from new york city. i'm morgan radford with your headlines. a cold snap across much of the country is paralyzing travel on the road and in the air. several deaths have been linked to the icy weather which is bringing snow to the midwest, the family of a u.s. veteran released from custody is asking for privacy. merrill newman is spending his first day back after an 85-year-old was detained by allegedly commit iing crimes. france says hundreds more troops arrived in the south african republic to safehe
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 2:30pm EST
and the world are paying tribute to the legacy of nelson mandela.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 11:00am EST
. >>> two days, vigils and memorials continue in south africa. we go to nelson mandela's former home where the tribute goes on since the passing of nelson mandela. tell us what it is that we're seeing behind pup there seems to be this energy with the crowd there. >> it's an incredible energy. i think that's absolutely right. we're talking about losing an icon or mourning this man. but here there is a celebration, a real aor how we transformed this country. how he improved this no carrierg Ñ
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 7:30pm EST
. and if you talk about a movement to fight colonialism, nelson mandela was the leader, spirit of the nation. it was about fighting for freedom against a minority government. a white minority government that kept its power by any means necessary. so as a young man nelson mande mandela, founders of the anc, were revolutionaries. it was by any means necessary. i think that they would--we should look at it as a revolutionary. now where he was as an older man, as the president of his country, as someone who bought into this idea of capitalism and cooperation with the west, and how people fared after the turnover in government, this lack of redistribution of wealth that has not occurred in south africa. >> we're going talk about that. but talking about history. your family lived under apartheid in south africa. talk to us what that young mandela meant to south africa at that time. >> i think mandela represented a voice for people to stand up for what was inherently wrong. we cannot have a minority group oppressing. for me he was a political activist who stood up for what he believed in. and made
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 11:30am EST
maker was arrested for flying a drone around where nelson mandela was taken. >> a photographer flew his drone over the wall at a celebrity wedding. in both cases the journalists were criticized and could drones give image hungry news hounds another way to dog their targets. from above? >> heehe advised me what if the paparazzi get these. one, they already have them there are laws that bar people from looking into other people's windows. but those laws are predicated with you being physically on the property. with a uav you don't have to be there anymore. it seems like a natural right to be photographed in your backyard that is fenced in. residence are going to violate that. people are going to be creeped out by the idea if yo you are outside anywhere in your home or in your backyard, if you are outside you may potentially be photographed. with sregularregulations are une an issue. >> there is something about the culture of media. which is cautious about risking things with new technology. mainstream media is his it and to take up drones. they are take taking it step-by-step and training
Dec 6, 2013 3:10am PST
help me god. >> remembering nelson mandela. the anti-apartheid activist and south african former president dies at 95. this morning he's being remembered as an icon of human rights. >> he no longer belongs to us. he belongs to the ages. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, december 6th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, this morning nelson mandela is being remembered for his resolve and ability to forgive, traits that helped peacefully end the brutal segregationist policy in his
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
the atlantic seaboard. >>> mourning and celebrating nelson mandela. world leaders travel to south africa for an unprecedented gathering. >>> and the pittsburgh steelers play hot potato in a frantic final play agasthe dolphins. captioning funded by cbs news" for monday, december 9th, 2013. good morning. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, december 9th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, this morning's commute for folks from pennsylvania to new england is going to be a mess. a powerful and deadly storm that started in texas moved east, dropping a mixture of snow, ice, and freezing rain that caused traffic headaches and flight delays, and this morning winter weather advisories and warnings are posted from missouri to maine.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 2:30am EST
girl. they made me learn about martin luther king's march on washington and watch nelson mandela's acceptance speech when he first took the podium as president. >> so help me god. >> fast forward 17 years later. i'm an eager college senior. and it's no surprise i chose south africa as the place to go for my fellowship. when i got there, i started teaching kids in one of the country's poorest townships, kids all born the year that mandela was freed. they were, as we say in south >> al jazeera's investigative unit has tonight's exclusive report. >> stories that have impact... that make a difference... that open your world... >> this is what we do... >> america tonight weeknights 9et / 6pt only on al jazeera america >> al jazeera america is a straight-forward news channel. >> its the most exciting thing to happen to american journalism in decades. >> we believe in digging deep. >> its unbiased, fact-based, in-depth journalism. >> you give them the facts, dispense with the fluff and get straight to the point. >> i'm on the ground every day finding stories that matter to you. >> in ne
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
president nelson mandela. i'm kevin frazier. thea andrews will join me in a moment. nelson mandela didn't just change his country. he changed the world. didris alba recently talked about the former president's legacy. >> when you talk about liberation, freedom of man, mankind, we all have the right to be free, right? that's our right. you're given it. i'm given it. and i think mandela's legacy is that he fought for it. for a nation of people that it was taken away from. >> more on mandela's legacy tomorrow. >>> now the latest on the death of actor paul walker. his brother has just surfaced. paul's younger brother cody yesterday outside the actor's home. the 25-year-old along with a femaleen
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
to nelson mandela. they will be joined by former presidents carter, george w. bush, and bill clinton. the only other living u.s. president, george h.w. bush, has been in failing health and will not make that trip. and after the memorial mandela's body will lie in state for three days. his funeral is set for sunday. >>> a number of memorial events are planned in our area this week in honor of nelson mandela. on tuesday night a pyer vigil outside the south african embassy. the national cathedral will host the u.s. memorial on wednesday morning. there are a limited number of tickets available. we have a link on our website,, where you can apply for a seat. our jim vance will be traveling to the funeral. live reports from him here on nbc 4. >>> 4:26. d.c. gets a dose of winter weather. of right now it's ice that you have to worry about as you get ready this morning. we're taking a look at the trouble spots for you next. >>> and we are staying on top of a number of accidents as well as what you can expect before you head out the door. stay with us. our coverage of this w
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
>> younited across the fault li. and nelson mandela wen wept teaf joy on that stage. to think a man that sacrificed so much and 25 years in prison among many hue mai humiliationse would cry because his country had the right to host of the world cup. sports triggered the euphoric nationalism that never had been experienced in south africa. that plaque and white could finally feel they are cheering on the same country. >>. >> mandela championed for sports and he navigated his life and reign has president. he came to lead and the letionzsy hlegacyhe left behind. >> let's head down to washington, d.c. joie, chen it's proappropriate to take up gist . tonight we'll have a profile of a man convicted in a drug crime. we investigate the use of mandatory sentencing requirement. that attempt to bring the drug trade under control can lead to strong arming and plea deal that cannot be much of a deal at auld. all. >> co cop a plea or pay a price. if you don't plead you will pay a price for not pleading. it's not about the crime you did but your failure to plead. >> we'll be joined at the top of t
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Dec 7, 2013 11:30am EST
tributes for the south african leader nelson mandela. >> the american war veteran retained by north korea since october is due to arrive in
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